Week 30

Week 30

Your Baby's Development

Now weighing about 3 pounds (1,400 grams) and measuring about 10.8 inches (27 cm) from crown to rump, your baby continues to gain weight and add layers of fat. This fat makes the baby look less wrinkly and will help provide warmth after birth.

Watch Your Baby GrowTo prepare for breathing after birth, your baby will mimic breathing movements by repeatedly moving the diaphragm. Your baby can even get hiccups, which you may feel as rhythmic twitches in your uterus.

Your Body

Constipation is a common complaint of pregnancy. Pregnancy hormones slow the digestive process considerably. Exercising regularly and eating high-fiber foods, like vegetables and whole grains, are great ways to keep everything regular.

Week 30

 

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